The New Pearl of Great Price; A Treatise Concerning the Treasure and Most Precious Stone of the Philosophers or the Method and Procedure of this Divine Art. BONUS of Ferrara., Arthur Edward Waite.

The New Pearl of Great Price; A Treatise Concerning the Treasure and Most Precious Stone of the Philosophers or the Method and Procedure of this Divine Art

London: Vincent Stuart Ltd., 1963. Second edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xii + 442pp. Black cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine, gilt emblem on front cover. Edition limited to 500 copies. "A Treatise Concerning the Treasure and Most Precious Stone of the Philosophers or the Method and Procedue of this Divine Art; With observations drawn from the Works of Arnoldus, Raymondus, Rhasis, Albertus, and Michael Scotus, First Published by Janus Lacinus, the Calabrian, with a Copious Index. The Original Aldine Edition Translated into English." A work thought to have been written by Petrus Bonus of Ferrara in about 1330. The Aldine Press version, from which this translation was made, was published in Venice in 1546. Slight bumps to upper spine and bottom edge of front board, page edges and endpapers show a hint of pale foxing - otherwise a tight, bright near Fine copy in VG+ dust jacket. (Dust jacket lightly rubbed and with a little creasing and a couple of tiny chips to edges, not clipped (now in protective mylar sleeve). Item #55064

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